Scientific American explains how animals--and possibly humans--can become real-life zombies
Zombie Creatures: What Happens When Animals Are Possessed by a Parasitic Puppet Master? [Slide Show]
From fungi to flies, some parasitic species have figured out how to control their host's behavior to get what they need. See what happens when bugs go really bad
A bug expert discusses a sinister virus that causes gypsy moth caterpillars to self-destruct
Zombie Flies May Be Killing Honeybees
Scientists have uncovered a surprising clue to the causes of colony collapse disorder
Undead-End: Fungus That Controls Zombie-Ants Has Own Fungal Stalker
A specialized parasite fungus can control ants' behavior. But that fungus also faces its own deadly, specialized parasites
The American Fascination With Zombies
Fungus Makes Zombie Ants Do All the Work
A tropical fungus has adapted to infect ants and force them to chomp, with surprising specificity, into perfectly located leaves before killing them and taking over their bodies
Live Chat: Zombies and the Chemistry of "Bath Salts," with SA Blogger Cassie Rodenberg
Rodenberg, who blogs about addiction and mental illness for SA, will provide the straight dope on the latest media frenzy over so-called bath salts and people who have been arrested for allegedly eating victims' flesh...
Are Zombie Bees Infiltrating Your Neighborhood?
Your average, everyday zombie
Instant Zombie - Just Add Salt.
Master Manipulators of the Micro-World
Protozoa Could Be Controlling Your Brain
Some protozoa infect the brain of their host, shaping its behavior in ways most suited to the pathogen, even if it leads to the suicide of the host
Zombies Invade Google Campus
She looked perfectly normal. But what was she doing roaming around at night on the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif?She’d been drawn out of her home, following the light, and now was taking mincing steps across a white bed sheet...